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 John Smeaton
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John Smeaton

Birth
Austhorpe, Metropolitan Borough of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Death 28 Oct 1792 (aged 68)
Austhorpe, Metropolitan Borough of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Cenotaph Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Plot The Nave
Memorial ID 7066 · View Source
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Civil engineer. He became the first person to use concrete since the Romans, when he constructed Eddystone lighthouse (1774) which had been destroyed by storms and was at the mercy of the seas full force.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7066
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Smeaton (28 May 1724–28 Oct 1792), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7066, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .